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Jul 20, 2011 5:00am EDT
of fire department activity. traveling on the east side, outer loop between philadelphia road and 95. further south in howard county, eastbound 32, some closures in a fact because of an accident being cleared. let's check traffic. here is the beltway at pulaski highway. no sign of that accident. it is between philadelphia road and 95. this is the west side. everything running smoothly at old court down towards 95 on the south side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we begin with breaking news. a baltimore city police officer is rushed to shock trauma. before midnight, the officer responded to coax lane for a domestic violence call. he stepped out of his cruiser and a shot was fired. the whereabouts of the suspect is not known. thwe will continue to follow this story. a baltimore city police detectives arrested on drugs and weapons charges. >> daniel redd was taken into custody yesterday. jennifer franciotti is live with what they were doing and how this investigation went down. >> investigators alleged redd's radio could be heard in the background. he was arrested on tuesday
Jul 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to smallpox. 500 people died in boston 270 people died, in philadelphia there were 2500 reported cases and 400 deaths. that's more on a par with historical smallpox. and yet even after the great wave of epidemics, americans remain in the words of one prominent health official in the period the least vaccinated of any civilized country. well, my book has many pages to understand exactly why this is so. i can give you a short answer right now because the vaccination a century ago was a nasty business far riskier than it is today. and further, the vaccination question posed a real dilemma. the united states was a nation fiercely devoted to the principal of individual liberty. but the public health movement that had emerged here by 1900 is one of the most violently invasive of the individual rights in all of the world. although public health has come a long way since 1900 the supply lines still resonates today. so, "pox" tells the story of a forgotten american smallpox epidemic that kills relatively few people but left a surprising, surprisingly deep impression upon american society is government
Jul 3, 2011 6:30am PDT
in the 19th century. and in some cases, some of the same pipes. grusheski: philadelphia was the first american city to develop a water system and to take on as a municipal responsibility water delivery to all of its citizens. when william penn laid out the city, he actually chose a spot of land that had a lot of groundwater. however, by 1730, 30,000 people lived within the first seven blocks of philadelphia, next to the delaware river. well, 30,000 people caused filth in the city and polluted their water sources. the groundwater was not potable. and in one year, 1/6 of the population died of yellow fever. now, they didn't know at the time that yellow fever was carried by mosquitoes. but the health issue was major in that first movement to build a water system. narrator: so they set out to find the cleanest source of water. although the majority of philadelphia's water now comes from the delaware river, early engineers found that development along the waterfront was causing pollution. so their search led them to the nearby schuylkill river. philadelphia developed technologies to pump w
Jul 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
for customers inside one philadelphia fast food restaurant, seven people were injured when a car crashed into at restaurant's dining area. witnesses say the driver, an 85-year-old man exited a nearby parking lot before smashing through the brick and glass exterior. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> and finally in iowa, there is one bike where it may take you a while to get back on, if you fall off. the 3 2-foot-long and 18-foot-high design is the creation of a local welder who began working on the bike to coincide with the cross-state bike trip. the bike is just for sightseeing but the goal is to make it fully functional. >>> now for a look at the national weather, we turn to nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning, bill, good luck to the folks in finding someone who can make the bike fully functional. >> nice to get your picture taken in front of. if you're riding your bike in texas yesterday, your tires may have melted. it was another day of incredible heat, 106 in dallas. it was one of the warmest spots in the country. i know wich
Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm EDT
and football and the steeples, which was a combination of the pittsburgh steelers and that philadelphia eagles during world war ii, another interesting book. he has a very eclectic background, not just an author, not just a journalist. but let me tell you some of the things he has done. he has been a hot dog vendor at a traveling circus. he has been a halloween costume salesman. he has been a gas station attendant, convenience store clerk. all this is going to put him in good stead because in two months he is moving to one dahlia with his wife who is a foreign service officer who is taking a position there. that should be pretty interesting. very importantly, he is a friend to this museum and a member of it. my pleasure to introduce matthew algeo. [applause] [applause] >> you make it sound much more interesting than it is, my wife -- life. great to be at the museum of american finance. a couple of reasons. one, made is a fantastic museum that i have been coming to for a few years. more importantly when i was researching the book, the museum was very helpful in answering my questions. i would h
Jul 11, 2011 9:00pm EDT
on that next. plus, the mayor of philadelphia will be here to talk about how the crisis in washington will read down to the cities and states. plus, best new thing in the world coming up at the end of the show. it's the kind that involves cheering at the television. [ male announcer ] at nissan, we test the altima's durability on a track that simulates the world's toughest roads. ♪ [ tires screeching ] ♪ if it can survive this drive... ♪ it can survive yours. the nissan altima. innovation that lasts. innovation for all. ♪ an accident doesn't have to slow you down. with better car replacement available only with liberty mutual auto insurance, if your car's totaled, we give you the money for a car one model year newer. to learn more, visit us today. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> tomorrow is election day. yeah. in wisconsin, it's the primaries for the recall of state senators that followed republicans stripping union rights in that state. the notable thing in those elections is republican activists are running tomorrow as if they are democrats. they are running sort of openly as
Jul 18, 2011 1:00am EDT
by the above books. went to college at the university of philadelphia and graduated 1988 with the degree of folklore. any other folklore majors here today? [laughter] angling through the other occupations i have had i have chosen many non lucrative occupations including writings and non best-selling book but that one especially i remember looking at the want ads every sunday. it would have between forests and forklift operator. but i move to seattle and drifted into public radio that those are the stations on the left of the dial. [laughter] and worked at public radio stations and in minnesota in 2005 i went to los angeles to get a job with the public radio program called marketplace and around this time my wife took the foreign service exam and passed and offered a position so we ran into a bit of the quandary who would be the breadwinner. after several rounds of voting it was 1/1. somehow managed to gain a controlling share then you bring into a she took the position of not allowing me to work on this non lucrative career. we went to africa so my first book was about philadelphia up pi
Jun 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> so it was "philadelphia freedom". >> i played world team tennis for the philadelphia freedom the first year. elton used to come sit on the bench. ted hengley the designer from england made the uniform for us. we played a competition against bill cosby as well. he used to sit on the bench with our team. it's a co-ed team. that's actually my core business, world team tennis. so it's ironic because here we go. so anyway, we're going to a concert together. he said i want to write you a song. and of course i'm blurk by now. i thought he was teasing, right? joking. you must be joking. no, no, no, i'm serious. he said, what are we going to call it? i go, i don't know. i'm like so embarrassed by this time. and he goes, how about philadelphia freedom that sn that would be great. i love that. i love philadelphia. good. it's iambic. whatever. i went hey that would be a great gift to the people of philadelphia. of course i'm playing team tennis for them which was a co-ed league so i'm thrilled. and so he wrote it. he brought a rough mix to our -- at the end of the year at the end of the
Jul 1, 2011 5:30am EDT
-raiser in philadelphia tonight. i don't believe he's here tackling the nation's problems today. >> more on that fund-raiser in a moment. white house press secretary jay carney responded saying the president can do more than one thing at a time. he also commented on mitch mcconnell's invitation for the president to come to the senate to hear why republicans oppose tax cuts. he said the president knows what the positions are, and it's not a conversation worth having. >>> former president bill clinton is weighing in on the debate, talking to abc news yesterday he said he sees another path for compromise. >> what i'd like to see them do is agree on the outlines of the ten-year plan and agree not to start either the revenue hikes or spending cuts until we got this recovery underway. >> former president also says the president has a good case to make on himself and the economy for the 2012 election. >>> in other 2012 news, mitt romney has some harsh words for president obama on the economy as he took his presidential campaign to allentown, pennsylvania yesterday. romney held a press conference outsiz outs
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Jul 27, 2011 11:30pm PDT
homeowners have been powerless against big banks but if philadelphia, one man, patrick rogers fought back and actually foreclosed on the foreclosers as we learned from cnn's don lemon. >> thank you for joining us. you are becoming a folk hero among homeowners especially those stresd about paying their mortgages. there's been some resident resolution to this case, hadn't there? >> there has. >> stephen: does he have fangs? oh, my god he's not a difference maker he's a vampire. this story got good. go get 'em don. >> you are a hero to a lot of people and thank you for coming on. >> stephen: what? no -- don, ask him about being a vampire. do you see the little teeth right there? those are vampire teeth. he has -- ask him! ask him. i know what to do. come here. come on! let's go. taxi. [laughter] go. horn. this is how we -- the people with shops open, none of that is happening now. >> make sure you stay safe out there. we'll have much more on the flooding coming up. >> stephen: excuse me. >> what are you doing here? >> stephen: i have a question to ask you. >> i'm in the middle of a broadcast
Jul 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
morning, everyone. yesterday, hottest day in the eevgt philadelphia. 93 degrees. boston at 92 yesterday. so it was a steamy day and today's going to be similar. it's still kind of humid out there. you'll feel it this morning. temperatures are very warm in the big city. we didn't cool off much at all last night. you start off in the mid-70s. it's pretty easy to get up to 90 degrees. we will be watching a few afternoon thunderstorms. not a lot, just isolated thunderstorms will be a problem, especially it looks like south of new york city down by philadelphia, maybe baltimore and d.c. will have a scattered storm or two. notice it's going to be cooler. boston at 81, albany at 83. providence, somewhere in the low to mid-80s. that's where cooler air has moved in. you're going to stay hot and steamy in many areas of the mid-atlantic and it's going to be worse on friday. a wet day, soggier cloudier day with downpour. that includes southern new england right through areas of new jersey to philadelphia to . d.c. if you have friday plans, it looks a little worse than what we're going to see today
Jul 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
for customers inside one philadelphia fast food restaurant. seven people were injured when a car crashed into the restaurant's dining area. witnesses say the driver and 85-year-old man exited a nearby parking lot before smashing through the brick and glass exterior. the cause of the crash is under investigation. >>> and finally, in iowa there is one bike where it may take you a while to get back on if you fall off. the 32 foot long and 18 feet high design is a creation of a local welder who began working on the titanic two-wheeler to coincide with the cross-state bike trip. right now the bike is just for sightseeing, but the goal is to make it fully functional. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> he did ask for paul bunyon. >> he is the only person i know that could probably ride that bike. >> good morning, everyone. in the middle of the country we roasted yesterday. it was like the desert in texas. it was 106. it's actually warmer in dallas than in phoenix, arizona. it do
Jul 3, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> it was philadelphia freedom. >> i played world team tennis for the philadelphia freedom the first year. and elton used to come sit on the bench. ted who was the designer from england made the uniforms for us and they made elton one. and he played an exhibition against bill cosby as well. he used to si on the bench with our team. it was a co-ed team. that's still my core business, world team tennis. it is ironic because here we go. so anyway, we're going to a concert together and he said i want to write you a song. i'm blushing. i thought he was teasing, you must be joking. no, no, i'm serious. he said what are we going to call it? i said, i don't know. i'm so embarrassed by this time. and he goes, how about philadelphia freedom? that would be great. i love that. i love philadelphia -- whatever. so i go, hey, that would be a great gift to the people of philadelphia. and of course, i'm playing team tennis for them which is a co-ed league. so i'm thrilled. so he wrote it, he brought a rough mix to our, at the end of the year, at the end of the season, i mean. i had the whole philadelphia freedom team sta
Jul 9, 2011 4:09pm EDT
menus in philadelphia. we are announced as food nazis. i am wondering, i am excited about your book. of going to get a couple of copies signed in a minute. i am wondering if from a historical perspective if you can give us any sort of thought of how we in public health and more productively reach out to people when we are really dealing with an issue where individual choice comes into conflict with what is going to be healthiest in the long term. >> that is the challenge. i think that it has to occur in everyday practice some, bought through attempting to seize the town square. make this a project for public education. i made an argument recently that this moment right now seems to be the right moment for talking about the risks such as they are and the benefits of the vaccine, particularly this new outbreaks have been occurring over the past few years and also in the wake of this new report, the original vaccine paper. there is a lot of conversations that continued to be had. i have a lot of respect for people at the front line in trying to increase the health. health may swells. h
Jul 5, 2011 10:30am PDT
up, went to school, and what kind of jobs to have had. >> i grew up in the philadelphia area, in new jersey. i went to school up and down the east coast. i went to undergrad at duke university. i went to law school at harvard. after clerking for a judge, i came out here in 1997. i have been here for the last 14 years. i have always lived in the castro. i am an attorney. i started out in private practice. i settle private law firm during complex commercial litigation. in 2002, and moved over to the sentences the city attorney's office where i worked on the trial team doing trials for the city, handling my own cases, and supervising a team of attorneys as well. >> why did you choose to live in san francisco? >> i always assumed i would go back to the philadelphia area since that is where my family is. i was always interested in san francisco in terms of what it is as a city, its culture, it's amazing lgbt community. i came out here for a summer, fell in love with it. i have been interested in politics since i was a kid. i worked on campaigns as a teenager. i was involved campaign again
Jul 19, 2011 5:30pm EDT
philadelphia se le ocurrió algo. la koertsdz dcorte del condado iría a la corte mexicana. >>> pero la cancillería nos comentó que estaba reservado para la bounivish@noticiero uni@ para para para labores diplomáticas >>> no contábamos con dinero >>> la abogada logró lo impensable queh@noticiero unire alarga distancia >>> y escucharon cuando el juez dio la orden que las niñas llegaran. >>> dejaron atrás 30 meses >>>univh@notihacerlo, sea cy ve civil >>> es una esperanza para los mexicanos en condiciones similares en los estados unidos. >>> el internet funcionó, de reconocido y sienta un precedente histórico para defender y reivindicar los derechos de la gente desde aquí para los que dejaron ayer. >>>ivisioh@noticiero univisionh restantes. >>> veremos que se puedan recuperar, esperamos un dios >>> aunque la prioridad hoy es recuperar el tiempo perdido con sus hijas. en la ciudad de méxico, maría anoto nooen antonieta collins univisión. >>> el hombre acusado de asesinar a un niño, descuartizarlo y aguguardar los restos en un refrigerador en nueva york, podría condenarse a c
Jul 27, 2011 5:30pm EDT
of a hearing in d.c. today. >>> all right, thank you, jamie. >>> a philadelphia tv reporter becomes part of a story. find out why the reporter was attacked. >>> and this is supposed to be a spill proof gadget, does it really work? we'll put the container to the test. >> just days after her first u.s. interview. the hotel maid who accused dominique strauss-kahn of assaulting him met with prosecutors this morning. it's the first time she and her attorney met with the district attorney. after discovering inconsistencies in the story, the prosecutors will decide on moving forward into court. the next court date is scheduled for august 23rd. >>> a tv reporter from philadelphia got attacked live on the air. he was reported on a bizarre case of animal hording and he was attacked. >> reporter: complaints over extreme trench coming -- smells coming from the building and -- hey, hey! >> the man who attacked him -- >> you okay? >> reporter: the man is believed to be the son of the horder. he was not seriously hurt and he was able to finish his report later on in the show. >> most of the rest of the
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
tomorrow. in philadelphia, they have heat warnings out today. outdoor activities along the i- 95 corridor are starting to become dangerous. keep in mind the midwest has been dealing with the heat four weeks. we will see a couple of days of extreme weather. keep this in mind if you have outdoor activities planned for the next few days. he warnings on friday and saturday. -- heat warnings on friday and saturday. we will be talking about that coming up in the forecast. now to sarah. >> a couple of accidents we continue to track. one at 795. two left lanes were closed. watch for delays. outer loop just past philadelphia road, another accident on the east side. so far so good on most of the major roadways. eight minutes from the 83's over towards 795. traveling in the outer loop on the north the side, only 11 minutes. here's a quick live look at liberty road. no promise to report on the west side past 795. this is 95 in the white marsh area. southbound traffic moving well. from edgewood always down towards white marsh, no problems to report. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you.
Jul 2, 2011 11:15pm EDT
hosting the first-place philadelphia union and dane derosario making his debut. the assist for the goal and rewards him with face time. the 58th minute we go, tied 1-1 and andy nahar from 35 yards out and blasts it in for the second goal of the season and they play to a 2-2 draw. >>> the u.s. playing in game two. the opponent? colombia and there is no score. heather o'reilly takes advantage and letting it rip from 25 yards out and from behind the back of the net and what's beauty of the the 30th career, and the same score, and she roofs yet over the goalie for the second goal of the game. the u.s. shuts out colombia, 3- 0 and to advance to the quarter finals. >>> wimbledon's finals, facing the 2004 champion maria sharapova and in that far court, playing with the first career grand-slam final and won three majors. and that is the left-handed chef who had no nerves and moving to match point. the near-court and unleashes her first and eighth of the match and a good time for it. and upsets the 24-year-old sharia posa, 6-3, 6-4. >>> and the at
Jul 16, 2011 11:15pm EDT
team that is philadelphia and on the trade deadline, mid-october and they have to go through reverse order of labors, worse to first and thatp likely and like what happened to shawn merry man cut loose from san diego and went to buffalo. >> final word? >> and at this point, you can't hold out for the right deal. that ship is sold and this is in town long enough. if the redskins want to be series, you need to focus on the field and not your locker room and that may mean releasing them out j. interesting stuff and you not done. one segment to go and when we return, the nationals in action tonight. can they get out of their own way? and in hotlanta. next.  welcome back to the show. the nats in atlanta tonight. john is a pitcher and can hit. helping the cause with the bases, the two-run score, nats up 3-0 and 3-2, and here's the offense and insurance from ramos, a 2-run jack. the nats in hotlanta, 5-2 and in their losing skill. making grant happy. -- chris, from espn 980 to my inside and gentlemen, let's get to rapid-fire questions for the washington redsk
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
, no time to shave today. lights him up with a three-run home run. 3-1 philadelphia. before fans had time to grab a hot dog. zito gives up his third home run the hard way. >> on the move. it's off the wall and away from everybody. utley is digging. utley is digging. they are going to send it. here's the throw home and utley is safe. >> great slide. chase utley just beat the tag. four home runs in all for the phillies, giants lose their series opener to philadelphia 7- 2. brandon mccarthy pitched his best game since may 2. are you ready for this? are you guys ready for this? the a's offense has been the best in mat i orleague since the all-star break led by that man. bat .425. 7-4 now since the all-star break. i have nfl news, the jets and texasans are knocking on the door of rangers quarterback. the raiders report to camp in napa tomorrow. former linebacker for the 49ers agreed to a three-year deal with the san diego chargers where he will be reunited with former niner defensive coordinator. he played 137 games and has never made the playoffs. wow. and alex smith reached a one year, $5
Jul 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT
sacramento is in jail in philadelphia. hannah shiner from roseville was arrested after arriving on a plane from london. investigators say she threatened the flight crew and the passengers, claiming she would blow up the plane. >>> a man shot while feeding the homeless in oakland has died. officers say the man known as brother john passed away this morning. he had just given a homeless man a hot meal wednesday night when someone drove by and just opened fire. a bullet grazed his pregnant wife. she is expected to survive. their two other children were not injured. there is now a $25,000 reward for an arrest in the case. >>> a night swim turns into a terrifying ordeal in a matter of minutes. a 6-year-old girl and her father end up at the bottom of a pool in san jose. kristy seifkin tells us how two quick-thinking good samaritans helped save their lives. >>> reporter: regency park down house residents knew something was wrong when they heard screaming from the pool area on wednesday night. a father and his 6-year-old daughter had been playing in the pool when mom looked over from the spa and c
Jul 29, 2011 5:00am EDT
and it will be it that way this afternoon. we have heat advisories right up the coast on i-95 really from philadelphia southwards down in south carolina, still a heat warning around st. louis and also around it tulsa. the additional story is heavy rain this morning, just went through new york city, but back in the southern great lakes, we're getting nailed by thunderstorms really from chicago to detroit has been the worst of it and that will continue. so your fraft today, be prepared for afternoon showers and storms. if you're leaving the door this morning in new york city northwards up through new england, have the umbrella with you. also pittsburgh, buffalo, and southeast, too, will be dodging the thunderstorms later on today. we'll give you the full weekend forecast later. >>> bill, thank you. >>> stocks sag on the debt debate. high pump prices boost profit, and a new way to get your pet to mellow out. your first look at this morning's business headlines is straight ahead. >>> coming up, carlos beltran, giants debut, the feel good moment of the week, and hey, ladies. the pacers have found a way to
Jul 24, 2011 10:00am PDT
, bishop of philadelphia. chaput is an outspoken conservative who has been criticized catholic politicians who support abortion rights. chaput succeeds cardinal justin rigali, who is at retirement age, 76. ri sgally was at the censer of the controversy earlier this year when a philadelphia grand jury accused church officials of covering up sex abuse allegations against dozens of priests. >>> in dublin, strong words against the vatican from the irish government, which accused the holy see of being, quote, entirely unhelpful to irish bishops trying to deal with the predator priests. just last week, the so-called cloyne report three years ago an irish church official with strong ties to the vatican had failed to report charges of sex abuse to civil authorities. the cloyne report excavates the dysfunction, the disconnection and the elitism that dominate the culture of the vatan today. the rape and torture of children were downplayed or managed to uphold instead, the primacy of the institution, its power, standing and reputation. >> ireland overwhelmingly catholic, at least in name, but even be
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